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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

This week our editors were busy reviewing an Editors' Choice-winning low-price monitor, the 2012 BMW 335i, a solid ultrabook from Toshiba, and a mat that can cool down even heavy desktop-replacement laptops.

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GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac + Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit

GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac + Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit

The GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac + Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit includes everything you need to upgrade your GoPro camera for fully wireless operation. Read the review.

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Asus PA248Q

Asus PA248Q

The Asus PA248Q is a low-price IPS monitor that doesn't skimp on performance or features. We gave it an Editors' Choice Award. Read the review.

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2012 BMW 335i

2012 BMW 335i

This example of a 2012 BMW 335i makes for an acceptable commuter car with some very advanced cabin tech features and good fuel economy, but a few different choices could turn it back into an ultimate driving machine. Read the review.

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Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f1.8

Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f1.8

A bright, fast lens with a high-end build, the Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f1.8 is a great option for portrait photographers shooting with Micro Four Thirds cameras. Read the review.

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Think Tank Retrospective 7

Think Tank Retrospective 7

For iPad-toting photographers looking for a simple compact shoulder bag, definitely put the Think Tank Retrospective 7 on your short list. Read the review.

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Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note

With its huge screen and throwback stylus, the Samsung Galaxy Note with Android 4.0 is a polarizing smartphone that winks at tablet territory. Those who like their screens extra-large will find a top-notch device that lets multimedia shine. The S Pen adds some artistic potential, but for some, the phone will simply be too big. Read the review.

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Samsung SyncMaster S27B750

Samsung SyncMaster S27B750

The Samsung SyncMaster S27B750 offers a giant coffer's worth of features and sports a beautiful design, but its performance was underwhelming. Read the review.

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8 of 15 Sarah Tew/CNET

Toshiba Satellite U845

Toshiba Satellite U845

A clean-looking design, backlit keyboard, good battery life, and no shortage of ports make the Toshiba Satellite U845 a solid ultrabook. Read the review.

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Vizio Thin+Light CT14

Vizio Thin+Light CT14

Taking a bold step into the PC market, the Vizio Thin+Light CT14 is a fresh take on the 14-inch ultrabook, held back by some first-gen jitters. Read the review.

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Panasonic RP-HT21

Panasonic RP-HT21

As far as really inexpensive headphones go, you're not going to do too much better than the Panasonic RP-HT21s. Read the review.

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Gateway SX2870-UR10P

Gateway SX2870-UR10P

Budget desktops might not be all that exciting, but the Gateway SX2870-UR10P slim tower shows that you can still find a worthwhile day-to-day PC for under $500. Read the review.

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Brother MFC-7860DW

Brother MFC-7860DW

The Brother MFC-7860DW and its autodocument feeder, wireless connectivity, and simple installation make it an apt match for small businesses with moderate printing needs. Read the review.

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Targus Space Saving Lap Chill Mat

Targus Space Saving Lap Chill Mat

Most laptop stands either are too big to carry, or only support smaller notebooks. The Targus Space Saving Lap Chill Mat packs down nearly flat, and can also support 17-inch desktop-replacement laptops. Read the review.

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Nintendo 3DS XL

Nintendo 3DS XL

The supersize Nintendo 3DS XL is a solid portable gaming device, but its thin game library keeps it from being a must-buy for existing 3DS owners and newcomers alike. Read the review.

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Samsung WB850F

Samsung WB850F

The Samsung WB850F is a feature-packed compact megazoom with a versatile lens, very good picture quality, and excellent Wi-Fi capabilities. Read the review.

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